Case Conclusion Date: 03.02.2012
Practice Area: Criminal defense
Outcome: Federal habeas corpus relief granted but relief overturned on appeal.
Description: Federal habeas corpus review of state murder conviction. US district court granted the petition for violation of due processs in jury selection and orders petitioner released if not retried within 180 days. Subsequent case history: grant of habeas corpus reversed in a divided vote by 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, rehearing denied, petition for writ of certiorari denied by USSCt.